2004 Summit & Awards

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2004 World Technlogy Summit & Awards

Summit Co-Chairs and Speakers

  • George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC; Editor, Gilder Technology Report; Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute; author, "Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance"
  • Peter Diamandis, Founder/Chairman/CEO, X Prize Foundation
  • Susan Hackwood, Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology
  • Reshef Tenne, Professor, Department Head, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Susan Dawson, President/Executive Director, Sapling Foundation
  • Molly Joel Coye, Founder/CEO, Heath Technology Center
  • James P. Clark, Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network
  • Roger Malina, Chairman of the Board, Leonardo: The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology; and Director, NASA EUVE Observatory, University of California Berkeley; and
  • Craig Mundie, Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, Advanced Strategies and Policy, Microsoft
  • Bruno Giussani, Knight Fellow, Department of Communications, Stanford University; former European Editor, The Industry Standard; former Director of Internet Strategy, the World Economic Forum; author, "Roam: Making Sense of the Wireless Internet"
  • Vinod Khosla, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Alexandra Weber Morales, Editor in Chief, Software Development magazine
  • Dr. Peter Denning, Professor and Chairman of Department of Computer Science - Naval Postgraduate School
  • Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director - Draper Fisher Jurvetson; "The Valley's Sharpest VC" (Business 2.0 magazine); Number 7 of the "40 Under 40" Most Influentials (Fortune magazine)
  • John Smart, President, Institute for the Study of Accelerating Change; Producer, Accelerating Change (the annual strategic tech conference at Stanford)
  • Donald L. (Don) Paul, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, ChevronTexaco
  • Om Malik, Senior Writer, Business 2.0 magazine; Contributor "Seven New Technologies That Change Everything" (Sept 2004 issue)
  • Philippe Kahn, CEO LightSurf Technologies; Founder and former CEO, Borland; Co-founder, Starfish Software; One of Top Twenty Most Important People in the history of the computer industry (BYTE magazine)
  • Silvio Scaglia, Founder, e-Biscom and FastWeb; former CEO, Omnitel; Global Influential 2003 (TIME magazine)
  • Peter Norvig, Director of Search Quality, Google, Inc. Author, Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (the world's leading texbook in AI)